One of the most thrilling experiences on fresh water is when a chunky bass, be it a largemouth or smallmouth, blows up on a surface bait. When there's a hot topwater bite, chances are you'll also catch some of the biggest fish of the season.
Consider the ritual among most deer hunters on opening weekend and beyond.
The alarm goes off at Dark:30. Hunters either spring from bed excitedly, or groan and reluctantly pour themselves off the mattress.